About CJSO

The Canada-Japan Society of Ottawa

  The CanadaJapan Society of Ottawa (CJSO) was initially formed in 1979 by several students of the Ottawa Japanese Language School who, in addition to learning Japanese, wanted to know more about Japan, its culture, traditions and people. The Canada-Japan Society of Ottawa’s mandate seeks to “. . promote goodwill among the people of Canada and Japan and encourage understanding between the citizens of these two great nations.” CJSO has set high goals of friendship and mutual understanding for itself and these goals are being met through the ongoing collaborative efforts of members and friends of CJSOCJSO was incorporated in 1985 as a Not-for-Profit organization.
CJSO organizes speaker events the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 – 9:00 pm, where members enjoy a Japanese meal and experts share their knowledge on various Japan-related topicsAnd be sure not to miss CJSO’s legendary Annual Sake Tasting event!
Please visit www.cjsottawa.ca where you will find more information on CJSO, for example, Events, Membership, the Executiverelated organizations and moreFor examplesee what is planned in ‘Upcoming Events’ or follow CJSO on Facebook for timely updates on how you can get involved in Japan-related activities throughout the National Capital Region
To become a member of the CJSO, please click “Join CJSO Today’ in the Menu above or sign up at one of our events.



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Annual Sake Tasting EventDSC_0035 - CJSO Sake Tasting 2014
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Annual General Meeting